National Science Foundation
Rita R. Colwell

Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences
Norman M. Bradburn

Division of Science Resources Studies
Lynda T. Carlson
Division Director
Mary J. Frase
Deputy Director
Ronald S. Fecso
Chief Statistician

Human Resources Statistics Program
Mary J. Golladay
Program Director

Division of Science Resources Studies
The Division of Science Resources Studies (SRS) fulfills the legislative mandate of the National Science Foundation Act to ...

provide a central clearinghouse for the collection, interpretation, and analysis of data on scientific and engineering resources and to provide a source of information for policy formulation by other agencies of the Federal Government...

To carry out this mandate, SRS designs, supports, and directs periodic surveys as well as a variety of other data collections and research projects. These surveys yield the materials for SRS staff to compile, analyze, and disseminate quantitative information about domestic and international resources devoted to science, engineering, and technology.

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Suggested Citation top
National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Studies, Science and Engineering Degress: 1966-98, NSF 01-325, Author, Susan T. Hill (Arlington, VA 2001).

May 2001

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Acknowledgments top

The development of Science and Engineering Degrees: 1966-98, was managed by Susan T. Hill, Director, Doctorate Data Project, National Science Foundation (NSF), Division of Science Resources Studies (SRS), Human Resources Statistics Program (HRS), under the overall direction of Mary J. Golladay, Program Director, NSF, SRS, HRS, and Mary J. Frase, Deputy Division Director, NSF, SRS, with guidance and review by Lynda T. Carlson, Director, NSF, SRS. John Gawalt, Julia Harriston, and Tanya Gore provided copyediting, processing and final composition for this report. QRC Division of Macro International Inc. of Bethesda, MD, under NSF contract number SRS-9732130, prepared the tables, charts, and report copy. QRC staff members who worked on this project were Teresa L. Grimes, Joseph E. Andorful, Sujata Gamage, Elizabeth H. Peto, and Joe Singh.

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